Minister Przemyslav Czarnik: It is also our duty to uphold the truth

April 13, 2022

On April 13, we celebrate Katyn Massacre Remembrance Day. On this occasion, in the Lublin Center for Vocational and Continuing Education named after Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, an anniversary appeal was organized: “Oaks of Katyn – a chain of memory for future generations”. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Education and Science Przemyslav Ksarnik.

In his speech, the head of the network referred to the tragedy of the Katyn massacre and its importance in the history of our country. – For Poland and the Poles, this was a huge loss, which we can not make up for today – said Minister Przemyslaw Kzarnik. – He stressed that it is difficult to compensate for this heavy loss of dozens of the most eminent minds in the Republic of Poland.

The Minister of Education and Science stressed the role of historical truth in shaping common consciousness and collective memory. He also spoke of the need to form appropriate attitudes, especially among young people: – When we remember the heroes who were murdered in Katyn, let us remember that our duty is not only to honor their memory, but also to remain true to the truth, to fight against manifestations of imperialism and distortions in international politics.

During the event, which was organized at the Lublin Center for Vocational and Continuing Education named after Krzysztof Kamil Baczyński, curator Teresa Misiuk attended.

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In 2007, the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Poland designated April 13 as a day of remembrance for the victims of the Katyn massacre. In the same year, in primary school No. Presenter. Pesarek in Radzin, the idea of ​​​​memorializing the victims of Katyn was born, which took the form of implanting “Memory Oaks”. The initiative gained great popularity. Symbolic trees were planted in front of many schools across Poland. Oak is one name of catechin. The campaign encourages young people to get involved in remembrance activities.

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Commemoration of the Katyn massacre at the Lublin Center for Vocational and Continuing Education

The facility has been organizing national and memorial events for many years. In 2009, memory oaks were planted in front of the school building. Lieutenant Felix Czernicki. It commemorates the officer born in the Lublin region and a graduate of the Catholic University in Lublin, who was killed by the NKVD.
Today’s event, organized at LCKZiU, was held under the honorary patronage of Minister of Education and Science Przemysław Czarnek.

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